Karla Fischer BS ’85


Karla Fischer BS ’85 has worked for more than 25 years as a consultant with public defender offices around the country, focusing on murder cases in which battered women kill their abusive partners. After earning a PhD in psychology and becoming a licensed attorney, she taught courses in domestic violence and related fields until 2018. Fischer’s son is a first-year student at a Midwestern liberal arts college, freeing her to take a snorkeling trip to the Galapagos Islands with her mother, which has always been on her bucket list.